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At the edges of respectability

Anthropologist Lisa Wynn talks predatory publishing and the study of love, sex and desire. What is your name, where are you based and what do you do? I’m Lisa Wynn, but I publish as L.L. Wynn, and I am an associate professor ...

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Royal Society welcomes seven Aussie researchers

New life has entered the ‘oldest scientific academy in continuous existence’. The London-based Royal Society has inducted fifty new Fellows and 10 new Foreign Members into its hallowed community for their “substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, ...

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USYD students enter US startup scene

University of Sydney business students are set to rub shoulders and minds with some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. In July, a group will venture to America to immerse themselves in its startup culture. Designed in collaboration with global ...

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A philosopher’s post-Barnaby guide to apologies

Before #Barnabye, there were two apologies from the man himself. In the first one, delivered in mid-February after his affair went public, Barnaby Joyce took “full responsibility” for the dissolution of his marriage. “I’d like to say to Natalie how deeply ...

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